Inland Revenue Division - Ministry Of Finance and The Economy



Services - Applications - Application For VAT Exemption


Public Officers who are in scheduled travelling posts apply for VAT exemptions when purchasing motor vehicles.


Taxpayer Services 3

Ground Floor

Victoria Court

Cor. Queen & Edward Sts

Port of Spain

Application Form (MVT/VAT Form P24)


  • Application Form (Section A,B) to be duly completed and signed by Applicant
  • Application Form to be certified and signed by Head of Division and the Permanent Secretary, and stamped clearly
  • Pro-Forma Invoice from car dealer. Amount of cc of vehicle must be shown)
    Certificate of correctness to be completed after personal inspection of Vehicle by Applicant
  • Twenty-five cents stamp (one)
  • A certified copy of letter of appointment
  • A certified authority showing the travelling post as scheduled under the Travelling Allowance Regulation
  • Application Form must be submitted at the VAT Assistance, Ground Floor, VAT Administration Centre re: Motor Vehicle Tax
  • If a ‘roll on roll off’ vehicle is being purchased from a registered dealer, the purchaser must submit the original and a copy of:

    (a) Warranty; and 
    (b) Bill of Sale.
  • It is required that a licensed Customs Broker or Customs Clerk grades II or III prepare the Importation Declaration (Customs Entry C82).



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